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  • Aerostation, No. 1 

    Dinwiddie, James (2009-07-22)
    These notes written by James Dinwiddie ca. 1793 provide measurements and notes on inflation for an aerostation. The notes provide some history for aerial voyages in the balloon. This file consists of sixteen pages of lecture ...
  • Agriculture 

    Dinwiddie, James (2009-07-22)
    These lecture notes written by James Dinwiddie ca. 1793 discuss agriculture. He mentions the benefits of lime and manure in the soil as well as a recipe for cheese. This file consists of eight pages of notes.
  • Anatomy 

    Dinwiddie, James (2009-07-23)
    These notes written by James Dinwiddie on November 10, 1807 are from an anatomy lecture discussing respiration. The file consists of two pages of lecture notes.
  • Anatomy 

    Dinwiddie, James (2009-07-22)
    These notes written by James Dinwiddie between October 8 and November 24, 1807 are from a series of anatomy lectures given by W. Taunton. The lectures cover the skeletal system and various organs as well as military medicine ...
  • Art of War (Ancient); Art of War (Modern); Artillery, No. 1,2; Naval Tactics 

    Dinwiddie, James (2009-07-21)
    These lecture notes written by James Dinwiddie ca. 1793 discuss the art of war (both modern and ancient) as well as artillery and naval tactics. The file consists of 38 pages of lecture notes.
  • Astronomy 

    Dinwiddie, James (2009-07-23)
    This series of notes written by James Dinwiddie focuses on astronomy. Dinwiddie discusses the properties of the moon and outlines the lunar cycle as well as the phenomenon of comets. He provides a list of well known ...
  • Ballistics; Fortifications; Redoubts; Macedonian Phalanx 

    Dinwiddie, James (2009-07-23)
    These lecture notes written by James Dinwiddie discuss a number of topics related to the military including fortifications, ballistics, redoubts, and the Macedonian Phalanx. Dinwiddie mentions various materials for building ...
  • Curvature of the Earth; Roman History; Aquaducts 

    Dinwiddie, James (2009-07-23)
    These notes written by James Dinwiddie cover several topics including aquaducts, astronomy, and Roman history. In the astronomy notes, Dinwiddie mentions the seasons, the nautical almanac, the equinoxes, and the sun's ...
  • Deduction of the Distance by Mitchell Method 

    Dinwiddie, James (2009-07-22)
    These notes written by James Dinwiddie ca. 1793 contain a series of calculations of distance using the Mitchell Method. This file consists of nine pages of notes.
  • Diving Bell 

    Dinwiddie, James (2009-07-22)
    These notes written by James Dinwiddie ca. 1793 discuss the diving bell including various experiments to examine its properties. This file consists of six pages of lecture notes.
  • Dynamics: 1. On the distinguishing properties of matter; 2. On the perserverance of matter; 3. Of the powers and activity of matter 

    Dinwiddie, James (2009-07-23)
    These notes written by James Dinwiddie focus on matter. The notes are split into three sections; the first deals with the properties of matter including various propositions. The second discusses the perserverance of matter ...
  • The Effects of Heat and Mixture on Bodies and Chemical Apparatus 

    Dinwiddie, James (2009-07-23)
    These notes written by James Dinwiddie focus on chemistry. The notes begin with a course outline discussing chemical mixtures, heat, animals, plants, and chemical apparatus. The notes provide more detailed content on ...
  • Electricity, No. 1,3 

    Dinwiddie, James (2009-07-22)
    These lecture notes written by James Dinwiddie ca. 1793 focus on electricity including electric machines, electrometers, lightning, and conductors. This file consists of seventeen pages of notes.
  • Elementary Bodys [sic] 

    Dinwiddie, James (2009-07-23)
    These notes written by James Dinwiddie concern "Elementary Bodys [sic]". Dinwiddie briefly discusses chemical compositions in one set of notes. In the second set, he discusses motion and the necessity of experimentation ...
  • Experimental Philosophy 

    Dinwiddie, James (2009-07-22)
    These notes written by James Dinwiddie in 1801 outline a course in experimental philosophy. The lecture topics include matter, space, gravity, engines, projectiles, and pendula. This file consists of four pages of notes.
  • Experiments of Factitious Air 

    Dinwiddie, James (2009-07-23)
    These notes written by James Dinwiddie focus on experiments involving air; he documents his procedures as well as the results. Dinwiddie includes a hand-drawn diagram of various scientific apparatus at the front of the ...
  • Fine Arts, No. 1 

    Dinwiddie, James (2009-07-22)
    These lecture notes written by James Dinwiddie ca. 1793 focus on architecture. Dinwiddie mentions building practices for arches, bridges, and porticos. This file consists of twelve pages of lecture notes.
  • Fireworks, No. 1-3 

    Dinwiddie, James (2009-07-21)
    These lecture notes written by James Dinwiddie in 1792 include lists of recipes for making various types of fireworks. This file consists of 61 pages of lecture notes.
  • General Law of Nature and other Notes 

    Dinwiddie, James (2009-12-22)
    Notes containing a variety of scientific remarks and inferences.
  • Geography; Astronomy, No. 1,2; Navigation, No. 1,2 

    Dinwiddie, James (2009-07-21)
    These lecture notes written by James Dinwiddie ca. 1793 discuss geography, astronomy, and navigation. The file consists of 45 pages of lecture notes.